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Hans Christian Andersen

Author: Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Illustrated by: Maxine Lee-Mackie

Meet Hans Christian Andersen, the father of fairy tales.

When Hans Christian Andersen was a little boy, he treated storybooks as jewels to be treasured. He wanted to perform on stage, but was always cast as the troll. Luckily, through theater, he found a love for writing. He wrote about both the ordinary and fantastic, in stories like “The Ugly Duckling” and “The Little Mermaid,” never talking down to children. This enchanting book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the writer’s life.


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages

ISBN: US 9780711259348, UK 9780711259324

Size: 7.68 in x 9.45 in / 195 mm x 240 mm

Published: April 6, 2021

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Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.

Maxine Lee-Mackie

MAXINE LEE-MACKIE works with ink, dry media and digital things to bring what’s in her head to life.


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